|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||36° 33' 25'' North , 117° 48' 41'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||36.55694,-117.81139|
|Köppen climate type:||BWk : Cold desert climate|
A Cu-Zn occurrence/claim located in the NW¼SE¼ sec. 11, T16S, R38E MDM, on the ridge N of the Cerro Gordo Camp and approximately 2.6 km (8,800 feet [1.6 mile]) NW of Cerro Gordo.
NOTE: Coordinates provided are approximate to the center of sec. 11.
Select Mineral List TypeStandard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements
Detailed Mineral List:
| ⓘ Copper|
Description: Occurs with unspecified Cu carbonates.
Reference: Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 48.
| ⓘ Smithsonite|
Description: Occurs as well-formed micro-crystals.
Reference: Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 229.
List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification
|Group 1 - Elements|
|Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates|
List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification
|Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS|
|Metals, other than the Platinum Group|
|Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES|
List of minerals for each chemical element
This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.
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66 - 145 Ma
|Mesozoic intrusive rocks|
Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)
Lithology: Intrusive igneous rocks
Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. 
|Cisuralian - Late Devonian|
272.95 - 382.7 Ma
|Carboniferous marine rocks, unit 3 (SE California Clastic Assemblage)|
Age: Paleozoic (272.95 - 382.7 Ma)
Comments: Southeastern California clastic assemblage (northwestern Death Valley area). Consists primarily of Lower to Upper Mississippian limestone, Upper Mississippian shale, and Pennsylvanian to Lower Permian limestone (turbidite facies).Includes some rocks of Late Devonian age. Original map source: Saucedo, G.J., Bedford, D.R., Raines, G.L., Miller, R.J., and Wentworth, C.M., 2000, GIS Data for the Geologic Map of California, California Department of Conservation, Division of Mines and Geology, CD-ROM 2000-07, scale 1:750,000.
Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052.